News & Announcements

Change in School Calendar

Elementary School District 159 has made an adjustment to its 2021-2022 School Year calendar. All school sites will be closed on Friday, November 12th, Monday, November 22nd and Tuesday, November 23rd. Click on the link" Change in School Calendar" for detailed information.

Important Upcoming Webinar

Great News!!! Along with the American Bus Company, we have been working on a plan to address the busing crisis affecting our schools. The plan includes steps to ensure all students are home before dark as we move into Daylight Savings Time. The Zoom link for the webinar, is located on the district's home page under the UPCOMING EVENTS section.

The Committee of the Whole Meeting

Elementary School District 159 Meeting of the Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting, originally scheduled to be held at Colin Powell Middle School, will now be held via a Zoom Webinar. The meeting date and time has NOT changed the meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6:30PM. Click "READ ON FULL STORY" for the Zoom link.

Superintendent Search

The Matteson Elementary School District 159 Board of Education is conducting its search for a new superintendent with the assistance of the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB).

7th Grade Back To School Letter

We know that the last 20 months have been tough, but we’re excited to get back to in-person learning this fall. However, we are committed to taking the steps necessary to help us provide a safe educational process.

Crisis Go Discontinued

Effective Monday, September 27, 2021 Elementary School District 159 will discontinue Crisis Go parent notification until further notice. We take the safety and education of all students very seriously. With this in mind, we will continue to screen all students for COVID symptoms and follow IDPH recommendations.

Student Bus Route Changes

We have made some slight changes on our student bus routes. Please click the READ FULL STORY button for an updated route schedule. Stay well, Stay safe
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